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How You Can Make Use of Your Roof Rack on Your Vehicle

Some vehicles come equipped with a roof rack. This rack is designed to provide you with more cargo space than just what you have inside the vehicle. If you are someone who likes to travel, this can be a great feature to have included. If you have never used a roof rack before, here are some tips to help you out.

Make sure that you purchase a storage container that will properly on your vehicle's rack. It shouldn't hang over the sides or the front of the vehicle. Secure the box or container onto your vehicle properly. 

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Tips on How to Clean Your Car Fast

Here at Duncan Acura, we care that you take pride in your purchased vehicle. Now all we need to do is educate you on a few tips that will help you clean your car faster than you thought was possible!

Tip 1: Keep It Simple, Just Use Water

If nothing else, water will help you rinse the outside of your car to clean off dirt and bugs. Of course, drying it off with a clean towel will help remove hard water spots.

Tip 2: Remove Undesirables 

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Understand Child Seat Installation Ratings Before Buying Your Next Car

Duncan Acura knows that the safety of your child is an important consideration when choosing a new vehicle. LATCH evaluations of child safety seats can help shed light on the ease of child seat installations in a new vehicle.

IIHS is an organization that conducts crash tests and LATCH evaluations. LATCH stands for Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children. These evaluations relate specifically to the hardware that is used to attach a child safety seat in a vehicle.  

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How to Pick Your Teen's First Car

While your teen might have certain ideas about their first car, you may be a bit more choosy. It's important for your teen's independence that they have a car for work and school, but you want to pick one that will be reliable and safe.

You'll want to pass by cars boasting of their impressive acceleration. While your teen may not mean to, it's too easy for inexperienced drivers to accidentally speed in cars with a high horsepower rating. Slower and solidly dependable vehicles, like pickup trucks or SUVs, actually make an excellent first car.  

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Android Auto Can Turn Your Car into a Phone

People who come in to Duncan Acura often ask about the technology features of some newer cars, but this can be hard to answer when it comes to any vehicle equipped with Android Auto connectivity. This system can connect a car's onboard displays to any compatible Android device, which adds a dizzying array of new features that change all the time.

For instance, some drivers might want to jam to YouTube Music or iHeartRadio while they're heading into downtown. They're able to easily switch between either with an easy voice command. 

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Important Tips to Eliminate Distracted Driving

It’s extremely important to do everything you can to eliminate distracted driving, and at Duncan Acura, we can offer some important tips to make it easier. We want you to be as safe as possible and are here to help with some important tips and ideas.

  • Do all your dressing and grooming at home and BEFORE you get behind the wheel.
  • Make any necessary phone calls before you leave.
  • Allow sufficient time so you’re not rushed.
  • Avoid drinking beverages or eating food while you’re driving. 
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Blind Spot Monitoring Technology: Taking Safety to the Next Level

When you are in the process of shopping for a new vehicle, there are now so many great features to consider. Many features are designed to provide you with extra convenience and comfort, but there is technology that adds to the overall safety of your vehicle. Blind spot monitoring is one of these features.

While you are driving down the road, there will be areas outside of your vehicle that are hard to monitor. If another vehicle moves into one of those spaces, this could leave you vulnerable for an accident if you aren't aware that vehicle is there…

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Choosing and Making a Vehicle Safe for Your Dog

There are two ways to go about finding a dog friendly vehicle. One of the ways to do this is to find a vehicle that is comfortable for your dog. Remember that not all dogs are the same. Therefore, you want to make sure that your vehicle is going to be safe and comfortable for your specific dog.

While it is good to choose vehicles that have features that make it better for your specific dog, you might want to look into other features that are going to make things even more comfortable for your dog.  

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Everything You Need to Know in the Event of an Automobile Accident

Your safety is of the utmost importance to us here at Duncan Acura. Nobody likes to imagine the worst case scenario, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't be prepared in the event of an accident.

Call 9-1-1 immediately after an accident if there are any injuries. Never leave the scene of an accident, but you should ensure that you're out of the path of oncoming traffic.

Call the police and submit a report, even if the other drivers tell you it's not necessary, it's the law. Exchange information with the other drivers involved in the…

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How to Install a Child Safety Seat

Are you getting ready to install a child safety seat in your car? Before you get started, there are a few things you need to know. Getting started is a simple process. Make sure the backseat of your car is clear from clutter and debris. Then you can begin.

Place your child's safety seat in the backseat. Ideally, the car seat should be placed in the middle seat. You'll then utilize the seat belt. Slide this through the back of the car seat and buckle it into place. Tighten the strap if necessary to ensure the car seat…

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